Cooper Tire is recalling 430,000 tires over the concern they may rapidly deflate and lead to a crash.
The company said in a statement on Feb. 19 that they were recalling 22 brands of tires after learning of a defect that could lead to sidewall separation and increase the risk of a crash.
The company is recalling certain Discoverer, Evolution, Courser, Deegan, Adventurer, Hercules, Back Country, Multi-Mile Wild Country and Big O brand tires including some under the Pep Boys, Discount Tire, Mickey Thompson, Les Schwab and Mastercraft brands.
The number of tires affected is estimated to be more than 430,000.
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Cooper Tire will notify owners in late March and dealers will replace any affected tires, free of charge.
Any owners may contact Cooper Tire customer service at 1-800-854-6288. The number for the recall is 178.
Additionally, owners have the option to contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 or go to http://www.safercar.gov/. The NHTSA ID for this recall is 21T002000.